City councilman Eric Garcetti, his campaign boosted by substantial support from the entertainment industry, was elected mayor of Los Angeles early on Wednesday, topping city controller Wendy Greuel…
Director-writer Elia Kazan will be honored at the 7th annual Los Angeles Greek Film Festival with the screening of his 1963 Oscar-winning drama "America America." The film, which is loosely based on…
Boston-based Emerson College has tapped "Friends" exec producer Kevin Bright to serve as senior exec director of the college's Los Angeles Center. Bright will alight from Emerson's Board of Trustees…
The Los Angeles Film Festival has tapped Nat Faxon and Jim Rash's The Way, Way Back" as the closing night film on June 23.
Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap looked pretty relaxed at the April 9 kickoff for the Indian Film Festival Los Angeles, where his "Gangs of Wasseypur" was the opener. On the Arclight red carpet, the helmer…
The Sundance Institute is hosting a four-day film festival in Los Angeles this summer, with screenings and panels at the Sundance Sunset Cinema and other venues around the city.
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Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar